Skip Navigation
Search Our Jobs

Search Our Jobs

Looking for Home Delivery?

Looking for a career in home delivery? Schwan’s Home Service recently began its journey as an independent company, but you can visit www.schwans.com/jobs to learn more about what they have to offer.

Job Description

Director Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Development

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

Apply Now

Description
(Overview)

Who we are!

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for a dynamic and intellectually curious leader to drive process improvements that have a direct impact on business results. This individual will lead the IBP Center of Excellence (COE) team, bringing together a strong business and commercial acumen with technology and analytics to develop industry standard processes and tools to support the integrated business planning process.

What you will get from us:

  • Opportunity to work in a growing segment of a major food manufacturer and showcase your leadership and technical skills to make a major impact on the profitable growth of Schwan’s Company.
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
  • Support and mentorship from executive team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates a Center of Excellence of advanced analytic capability that drives profitable business decision making.
  • Develops tools and capabilities to provide a single thread of continuity across strategic and operational planning routines, functions, and time horizons, reducing complexity.
  • Oversees the long-range strategic system planning process to support a 36-month demand plan by Business Unit and platform and tied back to Integrated Planning who owns the 18-month horizon.
  • Spearheads continuous improvement to build long term demand capability of using data insights to improve the statistical model forecast from Development Analysts.
  • Oversees process to consolidate IBP business unit information to identify gaps and establish the agenda for the executive IBP process.
  • Sets up governance with clear roles, decision rights, and policies and incentives that promote behaviors to drive the organization to achieve its mission.
  • Directs, trains and develops subordinates, if applicable.

What we need from you: 

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference. We need someone who competes to win!
  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred.

Years of Related Experience: 10 years of successful and progressive scope of responsibility with Integrated Business Planning (IBP) experience in a Consumer-Packaged Goods company. Experience should include one or more of the following – Business Intelligence, Sales Planning, Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Logistics and Manufacturing.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, JDA/Blue Yonder, SAP
  • Executive level communication, influencing skills, and strong ability to develop and deliver recommendations.
  • Proven experience in defining meaningful insights and solutions to action is necessary to be successful in the role.
  • Proven experience managing large projects and continuous improvement initiatives with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven experience in the development of statistical tools grounded in data science.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Qualifications

What we need from you: 

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference. We need someone who competes to win!
  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred.

Years of Related Experience: 10 years of successful and progressive scope of responsibility with Integrated Business Planning (IBP) experience in a Consumer-Packaged Goods company. Experience should include one or more of the following – Business Intelligence, Sales Planning, Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Logistics and Manufacturing.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, JDA/Blue Yonder, SAP
  • Executive level communication, influencing skills, and strong ability to develop and deliver recommendations.
  • Proven experience in defining meaningful insights and solutions to action is necessary to be successful in the role.
  • Proven experience managing large projects and continuous improvement initiatives with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven experience in the development of statistical tools grounded in data science.

 

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Job Type: Exempt Business Unit: Req #: 21002543

Apply Now

Sign Up For Job Alerts

Join our Talent Network and get Schwan's news and job alerts delivered to your inbox.

Areas of InterestChoose at least one category and location from the auto-suggestions and click “Add.” Select additional categories and locations by clicking “Add.” Finally click “Sign Up” to subscribe for job alerts.

  • Supply Chain and Logistics, Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota, United StatesRemove

Brand Logos
  • Big Daddy's
  • Edwards
  • Mrs. Smith's
  • MINH
  • Red Baron
  • Freschetta
  • Pagoda
  • Tony's